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More than 30 area restaurants -- including Baboush, Empire Baking, J Black's Feel Good Lounge, Lockhart Smokehouse, Mesa, Mozzarella Company, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Scardello -- gathered alongside a mixologist station and music for our Iron Fork showcase at the Fashion Industry Gallery. Hot stuff.
Of course, there was also a chef competition that pitted Scott Romano of Charlie Palmer vs. Whiskey Cake.
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All photos by Jay Barker